Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Paula G. Key-Connell

Paula G. Key-Connell, R.N., B.S.N.

Paula G. Key-Connell, R.N., B.S.N.

Paula G. Key-Connell, R.N., B.S.N.

Academic Senior Clinical Research Nurse
Academic Office of Clinical Trials

E-mail: pgkeyconnell@houstonmethodist.org

 

Biography

Paula Key-Connell is an academic senior clinical research nurse in the Academic Office of Clinical Trials.  She supports complex research projects that may involve sites and/or the supervision of research activities.  She assists with study protocol start-up activities including IRB submissions, regulatory documents to sponsors and budgeting.  She prepares presentations and schedules institutional training for physicians, nurses and staff involved in research protocols. She is also responsible for the recruitment, screening, enrollment and retention of subjects as well as the collection and validation of data before submitting to the sponsor.  Her present trials cover the spectrum of reconstructive surgery, neuro-ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, cardiology, and oncology.  Ms. Key-Connell is a registered nurse in the state of Texas and received her BSN from Texas Woman’s University, Houston campus.  She has 18 years of clinical research experience with a total of 34 years nursing experience.  She has a strong background in cardiology and cardiovascular medicine with critical care and cardiac catheterization laboratory experience.